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Ecotourism and environmental sustainability : principles and practice

Author: Jennifer Hill; Tim Gale
Publisher: Farnham, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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'Ecotourism' is generally defined as fostering sustainable consumption of natural areas, including educative and conservation-supporting elements. This book offers insights into the complex  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer Hill; Tim Gale
ISBN: 9780754672623 075467262X 9780754676218 0754676218
OCLC Number: 300401495
Description: xv, 259 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Ecotourism and Environmental Sustainability : An Introduction / Tim Gale and Jennifer Hill --
2. Introduction to Tourism-Environment Relationships / Andrew Holden --
3. Thinking Globally about Ecotourism Impact : The Contribution of Ecological Footprint Analysis / Colin Hunter --
4. Comparative Study of Tourism Impacts on Alpine Ecosystems in the Sagarmatha (Mt. Everest) National Park, Nepal and the Huascarán National Park, Peru / Alton Byers --
5. Tourism, Local Community and Natural Resources : Tourism Impact Assessment and Tourism Management Analysis in the Jiuzhaigou Biosphere Reserve, China / Wenjun Li --
6. Environmental Sustainability and Cruise Tourism in Arctic Canada / Emma J. Stewart and Dianne Draper --
7. Managing Bear-Viewing to Minimize Human Impacts on the Species in Alaska / Terry D. DeBruyn and Tom S. Smith --
8. Pugmarks, Tyre-Tracks and Footprints : The Actual and Potential Roles of Ecotourism in Protecting Wild Tigers in India / Simon Evans --
9. Managing Wildlife for People or People for Wildlife? : A Case Study of Dingoes and Tourism on Fraser Island, Queensland, Australia / Georgette Leah Burns --
10. Kohlberg : A Theoretical Framework for Informing Seal-Viewing Behaviour at the Kaikoura Peninsula, New Zealand / Davina Stanford --
11. Can the Conservation Attitudes and Behavioural Intentions of Tourists to Tropical Forest be Improved through Biodiversity Interpretation? : A Case Study from Australia / Jennifer Hill and Georgie Gough --
12. Broadening the View of Ecotourism : Botanic Gardens in Less Developed Countries / Lucy A. Sutherland --
13. Exploding the Myth of Ecotourism / Ken Simpson --
14. Conclusion : Lessons Learnt and Ways Forward / Jennifer Hill and Tim Gale.
Responsibility: edited by Jennifer Hill and Tim Gale.
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